Starbucks and Disney Collaborated on a Mug Collection That Will Have You Feeling Nostalgic

Starbucks
Starbucks

What happens when two corporate behemoths collaborate? Starbucks releases a line of retro-inspired Disney mugs, apparently.

As People Magazine reports, the two companies have created six magical mugs modeled after six different Disney parks. The colorful icons on the cups capture the spirit of each park, including Magic Kingdom’s Cinderella Castle, Epcot’s Spaceship Earth, Animal Kingdom’s Tree of Life, and the Hollywood Tower Hotel at Hollywood Studios. In addition to the four Disney World theme parks, the mugs also depict the sights and attractions at Disneyland and Disney California Adventure in Anaheim.

It’s aptly called the “Been There” collection, because if you want to collect all six mugs, you’ll have to snag passes for all six theme parks (and pay an addition $19.99 for each mug). The mugs are only sold at participating Starbucks stores inside the respective Disney parks.

The Been There line is a recurring theme for Starbucks, which has previously given a number of U.S. states, cities, countries, and attractions the mug treatment. (But if you want to cheat the system without splurging on a Disney ticket, you can find some of the older Disney Starbucks mugs on Amazon.)

Check out the new collection below, and visit AllEars.net to see different angles of the mugs.

A Magic Kingdom mug
Starbucks

A California Adventure mug
Starbucks

An Animal Kingdom mug
Starbucks

An Epcot mug
Starbucks

A Hollywood Studios mug
Starbucks

[h/t People]

This Vincent Van Gogh Action Figure Comes Complete with Removable Ears

Today Is Art Day, Amazon
Today Is Art Day, Amazon

Historians still don’t know how Vincent van Gogh lost his left ear, or for that matter, how much of it was actually lopped off. However, as Bored Panda reports, Today Is Art Day decided to take historic liberties in the name of nerdy fun and created a mini van Gogh action figure, complete with two completely detachable ears.

Today Is Art Day developed a prototype of the 5-inch PVC figurine back in 2017, and to bring it to the art-loving masses, they launched a Kickstarter campaign. Backers who contributed $28 Canadian dollars (around $21 USD) scored their own van Gogh action figure.

A van Gogh action figure next to a miniature 'Starry Night' painting
Today Is Art Day, Amazon

A boxed Vincent van Gogh action figure
Today Is Art Day, Amazon

Fans who missed out on the Kickstarter the first time around can buy one on Amazon now for $24. He even comes in a box decorated with miniature, cut-out replicas of his Sunflowers (1888) and The Starry Night (1889).

Today Is Art Day has since branched out to produce a whole host of other figurines based on famous icons, from other artists like Frida Kahlo and Gustav Klimt to scientific luminaries like Nikola Tesla and Albert Einstein.

[h/t Bored Panda]

A version of this article first ran in 2017. It has been updated to reflect current availability.

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